Omar Rodríguez-López

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Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López (born September 1, 1975) is a Puerto Rican guitarist and songwriter. He has formed or played in several bands, including the Mars Volta, At the Drive-In, Antemasque, and Bosnian Rainbows. He was the bassist for the dub band De Facto. He has embarked on a solo career, both in studio and in concert, frequently described as experimental, avant-garde, or progressive. He has also collaborated with numerous artists, such as John Frusciante and El-P.

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Omar Rodríguez-López
Rodríguez-López in 2011
Rodríguez-López in 2011
Background information
Birth nameOmar Alfredo Rodríguez-López
Born (1975-09-01) September 1, 1975 (age 47)
Bayamón, Puerto Rico
OriginEl Paso, Texas, U.S.
  • Musician
  • record producer
  • filmmaker
Instrument(s)Guitar, bass
Years active1990–present